Grants Writer

The City of Clarksdale, MS  (pop. 17,962) is seeking a highly visible, full time Grant Writer/Economic Development Coordinator/Governmental Affairs to provide research, writing, marketing communication, grant management and reporting.  This individual also provides for the development recommendation and implementation of policies, programs and procedures that accomplish the City Board’s goals and objectives to ensure the economic health and vitality of the City.  Governmental Affairs will coordinate legislative efforts by working with Local, State and Federal Government as well as the media.  The position requires experience with, and knowledge of grant writing, economic development and governmental affairs.  The City offers a competitive benefit package with a salary of $54,000.  A detailed job description is attached.  Resumes/applications may be forwarded to Tarra R. Slack, Director of Personnel, City of Clarksdale, P.O. Box 940, Clarksdale, MS  38614  or emailed to